Patricia’s choreographic style is informed by her experience of the highly demanding, technical, contemporary work she has danced with Rambert, her own need to explore physical extremes and the wish to bring emotional content fuelled by authentic experience to the stage. She has been able to explore these ideas by creating work through Rambert's choreographic development platforms as well as seeking outside opportunities choreographing on some of the best contemporary dancers in the UK for the past 9 years. She is now working towards her first main stage commission for Rambert to be realised in 2016.
She has broad experience of collaboration with composers e.g Kate Whitley, Mark Bowden, Troy Banarzi, Aleksandra Vrebalov, Gabriel Prokofiev, rock band Big Linda, Geoff and James Holroyde and stage designers, eg. Georg Meyer-Wiel, Hyemi Shin.
Her work has been performed as part of Rambert Evenings of New Choreography at the Place, the Lilian Baylis Theatre Sadler’s Wells, the Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, in Santander and Valencia, Spain and as part of collaborative, site-specific work with New Movement Collective and the Architecture Association Interprofessional Studio in London, Madrid and Cologne.
As a dancer, Patricia has 12 years of professional experience working with some of the world’s most prolific choreographers, including Christopher Bruce and Siobhan Davies. Her extensive experience of national and international touring with Rambert, has given her great insights into the work beyond the stage, experiencing how the technical, marketing and management departments work together to produce the tour, as well as using her teaching skills in educational work and teaching company class. Having been a company member for 10 years she is now highly experienced in successfully working as part of a team.
Before joining Rambert Patricia danced for Rafael Bonachela , Andile Sotiya, Kim Brandstrup’s Ark Dance company and Emilyn Claid.
Patricia is a founder member of New Movement Collective, a visionary new collective of choreographers in search of revolutionary ways to create work collectively, in unusual collaborations with other creative professionals and in challenging locations. In 2014 NMC was nominated for a Critics Award as best new company after presenting their production Nest based on Homer’s Odyssey at Stone Nest a new arts venue in Shaftesbury Avenue